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Bradford City 1-2 Gillingham

Gillingham maintained their unbeaten start to the League One season by coming from behind to beat Bradford City at Valley Parade.

Bradford took the lead when a low cross from Billy Knott found James Hanson unmarked and he tapped the ball into the net from six yards.

Gillingham levelled when Luke Norris beat Ben Williams from 25 yards.

The winner came when Adedeji Oshilaja's header appeared to take a deflection off Hanson before it went into the net.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1Williams
  • 2Darby
  • 23McArdle
  • 8Liddle
  • 6SheehanBooked at 36mins
  • 29McMahon
  • 18RoutisSubstituted forAndersonat 34'minutes
  • 14MorrisSubstituted forDaviesat 68'minutes
  • 11Knott
  • 9Hanson
  • 33JamesSubstituted forMarshallat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Meredith
  • 5Clarke
  • 7Marshall
  • 15Leigh
  • 22Jones
  • 24Davies
  • 26Anderson

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 2JacksonBooked at 46mins
  • 4EganBooked at 63mins
  • 50Oshilaja
  • 24Dickenson
  • 44Wright
  • 6Houghton
  • 8Hessenthaler
  • 23Dack
  • 17DonnellyBooked at 79mins
  • 19NorrisSubstituted forWilliamsonat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Garmston
  • 5Ehmer
  • 9Williamson
  • 11McGlashan
  • 12Morris
  • 34Oldaker
  • 35List
Referee:
Darren Handley
Attendance:
17,496

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home7
Away14
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 1, Gillingham 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 1, Gillingham 2.

Foul by Mark Marshall (Bradford City).

Ryan Jackson (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. James Hanson (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).

Ben Williamson (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Billy Knott (Bradford City) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Steve Davies (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Wright (Gillingham).

Attempt blocked. Rory Donnelly (Gillingham) right footed shot from long range on the right is blocked.

Foul by Paul Anderson (Bradford City).

Bradley Dack (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Steve Davies (Bradford City) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Ryan Jackson.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Ben Williamson replaces Luke Norris.

Attempt saved. Steve Davies (Bradford City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Rory Donnelly (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for dangerous play.

Alan Sheehan (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rory Donnelly (Gillingham).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Marshall replaces Luke James.

Goal!

Own Goal by James Hanson, Bradford City. Bradford City 1, Gillingham 2.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

Attempt blocked. Luke Norris (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Steve Davies replaces Josh Morris.

Foul by James Hanson (Bradford City).

Ryan Jackson (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Bradley Dack (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Alan Sheehan (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Alan Sheehan (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

John Egan (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by John Egan (Gillingham).

Hand ball by Bradley Dack (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Bradley Dack (Gillingham) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Billy Knott (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bradley Dack (Gillingham).

Attempt saved. Luke James (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Bradford City 1, Gillingham 1. Luke Norris (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bradley Dack.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry33009279
2Gillingham32107257
3Walsall32105237
4Rochdale32015236
5Chesterfield32015416
6Burton32014316
7Barnsley32015506
8Sheff Utd32015506
9Swindon31208535
10Oldham31202115
11Fleetwood31115504
12Scunthorpe21013213
13Port Vale30303303
14Peterborough310236-33
15Millwall310248-43
16Doncaster20201102
17Bury302167-12
18Colchester302134-12
19Shrewsbury301235-21
20Southend201113-21
21Wigan201102-21
22Blackpool301236-31
23Crewe301225-31
24Bradford301237-41
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